digitalnetbizz's WebLog

very good 3d read

hah... supposed to be my last post but hey i have 1 more thing to post. This is a good book for 3d -...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 09/14/2007

Last blog post here...

This should be my last blog post here at MSDN blog. 9/14/2007 is my last day at Microsoft and if you...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 09/12/2007

Given a point, how to get the element at that coordinate?

UIElement.InputHitTest is a hidden function that could do just that, public IInputElement...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 08/30/2007

GetPointAtFractionLength

This is such a cool API, this is one sample usage (ie. Drawing a clock). I could see things like...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 04/05/2007

PresentationSource

System.Windows.PresentationSource PresentationSource is such a useful class after digging deeper...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 03/09/2007

"People Near Me" in Vista.

Browsing around the my Windows Vista at home, I saw this "people near me" icon. Reading more about...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/25/2007

Get notification from WPF dependency system

This is valuable information on hooking into DP system of WPF. The answer is...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/08/2007

.NET Book Zero

A free book from Petzold. What the C or C++ Programmer Needs to Know About C# and the .NET Framework...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 01/28/2007

More WPF 3D playing..

The hardest thing about creating 3D is where to source my MeshGeometry3D data. That's the...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 01/24/2007

WPF 3d going mainstream?

I read Petzold's blog from time to time and I realized recently he has posted a lot of good 3d...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 01/21/2007

Hmmm... WPF popup is always TOP_MOST

Recently I have this bug inherited from my good intern that WPF <Popup/> will always be...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 01/11/2007

My WPF Hobby project for 2006 "Portfolio Delta"... a little late.

It's been sometime since I last post here. This site even come with a new blog software. Very nice....

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 01/09/2007

1 line XAML challenge and Popup ....

I saw Tim's challenge and thought about some interesting single element XAML. One of my markup which...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 08/19/2006

Tiling with VisualBrush - WPF Beta 2

It has been a while since I last blog about WPF (Avalon) related work. Well, here’s some updates on...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 06/20/2006

Calendar Printing Assistant for Outlook 2007

If you have access to Microsoft Office 2007 Beta2, check out this new office...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 06/20/2006

A Collection of useful Avalon tutorial

While researching for information about Avalon [for play-n-learn sample app], I realized that I'm...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 11/06/2005

Experimental US weather service exposed via XML web service

Found out yesterday that this information is available. I'm adding to my sample app (virtual earth)...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 11/03/2005

self::probe Avalon smart client

Ok. I got the Windows Presentation Framework (aka Avalon) from amazon.com 3 weeks back. It's a great...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 11/01/2005

New and improved Nntp [dude] for Avalon March CTP ...

I read Chris Sell’s blog and found out that the new Avalon CTP is available to public. As a member...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 03/27/2005

Microsoft @ 30 ...

A little analysis of Microsoft's business according to this Forbes article.

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 09/05/2004

SIP Phone convenience...

Technology has evolved again. I've been doing MSN messenger with my mum with audio and video for...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 09/02/2004

DHTML and Bezier

While browsing around I stumbled into this site http://pupius.co.uk/download/articles/bezier_curves/...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 06/20/2004

Try not to get towed away for parking violation ...

This can happen to anyone. At least it happened to 2 of my collegues recently. Since it's more and...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 06/15/2004

Avalon DrawingContext ...

DrawingContext is Avalon's equivalent of hdc (handle to device context) in Win32 programming or...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 06/11/2004

A tale of multiple login [Passport, private site login++] ...

I have this funny experience with logins recently. If you are interested to know more, click here....

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 05/24/2004

E-Government leadership survey ...

I was suprise to see that there are such study being made. I kinda browse it thru. This document is...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 05/17/2004

If you are looking for the XQuery book ...

I have read thru 3 XQuery books and IMO the XQuery book from Michael Brundage is the best so far.

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 05/16/2004

source code for Avalon WINHEC NNTP reader ...

This post is a follow up for http://blogs.msdn.com/digitalnetbizz/archive/2004/05/11/130291.aspx...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 05/13/2004

NNTP Reader built 100% using Avalon [WinHEC version]

Just finishing fine tuning my NNTP reader. This is a stateless news reader that requires outgoing...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 05/11/2004

Grid - the new panel...

There's a new panel class added in Avalon not too long ago. I've been using Grid for my last coding...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 05/08/2004

Avalon Property Invalidation

If you are writing custom control. You sometimes need to know if your property change so that youcan...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 03/14/2004

String Theory (not char[])

I recently watch a science program from Nova and it's really fascinating. It's about a theory for...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/20/2004

Another h/w item failed right after warranty ...

I really wonder if electronics component are made to fail right after basic 12 months warranty. This...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/16/2004

Visual Tree in Avalon Style...

A control itself is just a behavior and separate from visual presentation. A control normally comes...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/16/2004

Follow up: Animation in code. ..

Follow up my last posting with a link to Avalon animation in code.

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/13/2004

Intro Animation in XAML

Animation is a based on change of certain value in the object over a duration. The value change can...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/09/2004

ILMerge ...

A utility from Microsoft Research to merge multiple assemblies into one. For more info -...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/07/2004

Certain CS Books Appreciate in value...

Just last month I sold of my old CS books for more than what I purchase for.I bought all 3 in 1994...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/07/2004

Anonymous Methods ...

I read Anonymous Methods support in Whidbey (CLR) last week and decided to play with it. This looks...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/07/2004

An intro grip on Longhorn ...

From Visual Studio Magazine.

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/06/2004

Windows Media Center is so well integrated ...

I bought a Windows Media Center from HP 2 months back and I'm enjoying a whole new level of media...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/06/2004

XAML using CLR object as property ...

Just today I discovered a feature of XAML - ability to use custom CLR object as property to my...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/03/2004

Yukon PDC bits and XQuery ...

If you have Yukon PDC beta bits and you are utilizing XQuery for your next project, you got to try...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 02/02/2004

Excellent Managed DirectX tutorial

Excellent Managed DirectX tutorial.

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 01/31/2004

Create Assembly in-memory and run it...

This has to do with CodeDom and Microsoft.CSharp namespace. The following code will let you compile...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 01/31/2004

System.Collections.Generics

I have been starting to use CLR Generics. Absolutely useful for day to day software design and...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 01/30/2004

Avalon webcast ...

Excellent Avalon/WinFX information (slides, webcasts + source code) from PDC2003 available online...

Author: digitalnetbizz Date: 01/29/2004